WE AIM TO BE MORE THAN A SUPPLIER AND WORK DIRECTLY AS A PARTNER, WHICH IS WHY WE?ARE FORERUNNERS IN OUR INDUSTRY. OUR VISION, OUR PEOPLE AND OUR EXPERTISE AIM FOR THE SUCCESS IN PREMIUM GARMENTS.
Founded in 2016, TOO MANY BRANDS is a Europe-based services Company for fashion Industries with Headquarters in Portugal. The founders have proven experience in the fashion industry for more than 10 years, knowing the market from all its perspectives, as a marketing manager, logistic officer, creative director and private label suppliers.
Taking advantage of its passion, knowledge and contacts network in the industry, TMB emerged to be a partner that can offer the best services and production opportunities guaranteed by certified manufacturers in Portugal
COMPANY QUALITATIVE INFORMATION
Product segments by type:
Menswear, Womenswear, Childrenswear, Babywear
Product segments by material:
All kind of garment and accessories
Lead time for prototype samples:
All type of material in the market
Lead time for SMS Samples:
1 week (with stock similar fabric)
Lead time for bulk production:
3 to 5 weeks (3 weeks using stock dyed yarn)
Lead time for bulk production repetitions:
4 to 8 weeks pending case by case analysis
Minimum quantity per style and colour:
50 Units (except for shoes and underwear, tbc)
Market share per continent:
EU 70% North America 30%
Payment terms & Conditions:
50% at order ? 50% before shippingProduct segments by gender:
INFORMATION ON LEAD
Prototypes using similar material:
Mainly 1 week, varying on model complexity
Prototype made with final fabric:
Variable, quoted on case study
3 to 5 weeks
Collections (SMS´s) using stock dyed yarn:
4 to 8 weeks, depending on quantiites
3 to 5 weeks (If original order was made with TMB)
Repetitions of bulk productions:
may delay if no pre-request existed
QUANTITIES / MOQ
We at TMB are aware of the changing of the markets worldwide, requiring a rotativity of goods and in a more exclivise way.
With the intention to follow up to the necessities of the brands, we consider the MOQ of 50 pieces for colour and style to help the brands adapt the market requirements.
With this changes, the brand need to be aware that smaller quantities provide less amortization of fixed cost such as patterns, supplier’s surcharges, imposed minimums, fabric quantities and others. Minimum quantity per style and colour: 50 units
DEVELOPMENT AND SHIPMENT COSTS
Price surcharge of 100% (which is still below production cost), with possibility to reduce the surcharge to 0% diluting in final production costs and/or on overall yearly business with the client.
Samples and bulk productions shipment expenses covered by client.
UPS/TNT/DHL and other shipments for samples or production:
HOW WE WORK
Too Many Brands only works with certificated and high quality manufacturers in the fashion wear industry,specially targeted to the high-end market, with proven and effective experience to work with the most prestigious fashion houses and designers worldwide.
We chose very carefully the suppliers for each part of the process we need to assure the final product quality. We focus on suppliers that use the most technologically advanced equipment and that invest in staff training to respond to an permanently changing market.
We see ourselves more as a partner as than just another supplier to our clients. We are able to work with the full brands dossier or with simple indications. We can work from scratch to a full solution by simple specifications or by drawings provided by the client.
In the specifications case, we need to work in 7 steps of the process:
Discuss, find, advise the direction that the client wants to follow and the goal it intends to achieve.
Research and design of visuals based on objectives and introduction of possible fabrics, patterns, prints and techniques.
Physical introduction of the garments, samples and value estimation.
Prototypes approval, last touches and modifications.
Final validation of garments ready for production.
DESIGN AND CREATION TEAM
We are in continuous research of creation, product and style development and trends.
With the support of the latest fashion guides and trend makers, this guarantees? full knowledge and support in the latest tendencies for our clients.
CREATION CONSULTING & DEVELOPMENT
Our Design team offers style interpretations and if required, can suggests design alternatives based on the collection objectives, local ideas based on market target.
This way, we can ensure to turn your creative ideas and concepts into professional illustrations, production-ready designs for apparel and shoe production.
DEVELOPMENT & PROTOTYPING
Bring your designs to life with our Development & Prototyping services.
This step is crucial for development of new product ranges before effective production.
A dedicated development team will help translate your designs and requirements into prototypes and real sample products, ready to be manufactured in bulk.
Samples can also be used for market research, market analysis, introduction to retail buyers, exhibit at trade shows, or on website for pre-order.
The prototyping process comprises of material sourcing, clothing or shoe final Development, heel and sole making in the shoes creation, development of custom
Molds for metal or rubber components, paper pattern making, and creation of hardware elements and embellishments.
WHAT YOU NEED / WHEN YOU NEED IT
We are bound to be challenged and put to the test. Rising above expectations and aiming for the best has paid off with some of our garments (Made by TMB) being chosen by artists, performers and other widely acclaimed figures of the entertainment world.
PARTNERS IN PERFORMANCE
Exceeding customers expectations is our primary business driver and we pride in building relationships that stand the test of time.
We develop with our customers real business partnerships that make designs go from idea to final product.
DISTRIBUTION AND REPRESENTATION
And if required, we produce, photo-shoot and send directly to our B2B platform were the retailos with a especific login can order stock or order in pre-order format. Copy emails are sent to the brands and to the retailers. [ In the testing phase ]
In a brief summary:
We want to help the brands save money in the logistical costs and time.
And thus give them time to create the next big trend.
Capacity to storage your stocks, and with that saving shipments and logistics costs.
Shipments directy to the retailer, B2B, by order sheet
Individual shipments, B2C clients
STOCK MANAGEMENT / B2B & B2C
YOUR PARTNER IN FASHION
We aim to integrate our activity in the world market of clothing industry and being recognized as a reference within the global context. We aim to always respond and be aware of the brands objectives. We want and will help and follow the trends of the industry and in the markets. We set our mission on manufacturing garments within a section of market that is oriented by the quality factor, applying quality of products, quality of services and quality of methods in the procedures.
Provide the best service possible to the partners and have a place in the fashion industry as the best partner that brands can have on this side. We aim to add value through the constant improvement of productive and management processes, based on a continuous effort to develop and deepen our relationships with all business partners. Our long-term goal is to match our own evolution with that of the market, maintaining management instruments and growth patterns as a way to assure our company?s sustainability.
We pride ourselves in our Ethics and Transparency when it comes to the satisfying our Clients, Suppliers, Staff and partners by continuously researching and improving our processes through benchmarking and successive diagnosis, and then integrating the results in the company chain.